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Facebook, Ford Popular Buys in August Despite Dull Market

The S&P 500 was flat during the month of August, but there was a lot of buying under the surface in stocks like Facebook and Ford, according to TD Ameritrade.

Caesars Shares Slide on Bankruptcy Ruling

Shares of Caesars Entertainment were lower Monday after the company appealed a U.S. Bankruptcy Court ruling.

Firm that Invests in Medical Marijuana Zeros in on Los Angeles

A private equity firm sees big investor demand for the growing medical marijuana market.

Blackstone, KKR Unveil Second-Quarter Stock Picks

Food and health care companies were among the top stocks chosen in the quarter by the top PE firms.

We Met the Most Popular Guy at a Big Cannabis Conference in NY

It was all about the green at this week's Cannabis World Congress in New York.

Growth in Private Equity To Slow To a More Moderate Pace, Says Deloitte

Private equity growth will unlikely continue at its current pace, but assets under management should still grow to $4.6 trillion by 2020.

Shares of Marketo Surge on Vista Equity Purchase

Shares of Marketo are up nearly double digits in Tuesday's trading session after Vista Equity Partners said it would acquire the company for $1.8 billion.

IPO Market Improving in Q2, But Not by Much

The new issue market saw only 11 IPOs in the entire first quarter of 2016 with not a single company going public in January.

Despite M&A’s Slow Start in 2016, Survey Shows Executives See Pick Up This Year

M&A activity hit record levels in 2015 but has clearly taken a breather in the first half of this year.

Jim Cramer Say Own Blackstone Group as the Markets are Improving

Jim Cramer likes Blackstone Group ahead of its earnings report, saying the markets are thawing so you want own it.